• The Voice Newsletter

    July 1, 2016

  • Meet Your 2016 - 2017 President

  • President's Corner


    Over the past few years the ACEC/VA Board of Directors, along with staff and other leaders within the organization, have worked hard to ensure the positive impact the organization has on the engineering community is sustainable.

     

     

    About Paul Diggs

     

    Paul was born in Baltimore as the youngest of four with three older sisters. He Graduated from UVA in with a BSCE and moved to Richmond to work as a Staff Engineer with Schnabel Engineering.

     

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  • ACEC/VA Signs Onto Maryland Amicus Brief

     

    Last month, ACEC/VA was asked to join other A-E industry groups in an amicus brief to be filed in connection with a professional liability case pending before the Maryland Court of Appeals, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. v. Rummel Klepper & Kahl LLC. In this case, the contractor, Balfour Beatty, sued the project engineer, RKK, alleging both professional negligence and negligent misrepresentation. 


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  • New Members

    Obsidian Onsite Services

    LRW McKinney, LLC

    Brudis & Associates, Inc.

         

    Providing engineering, consulting and design/build solutions for structures, sites and environmental projects.

    LRW McKinney, LLC is experienced in structural and foundation design, rehabilitation, and forensic investigation for residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings. 

    Brudis & Associates, Inc. (BAI) is a multidiscipline engineering, construction, and environmental firm built on trusted relationships to provide innovative, quality and responsive engineering solutions.

         
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    Virginia Engineers Conference

    September 29-30
    Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel


    Register today for the most convenient and effective way to obtain 12 PDHs in two days. New this year, an entire track on Innovative Technology, a tour of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel​, and a dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. 

    Learn more www.virginiaengineersconference.org

    Register Now!
     
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    2017 Engineering Excellence Awards
    CALL FOR ENTRIES

     

    Download the 2017 EEA Guidelines and Entry Form today! Notifications of Intent to Submit an Entry are due September 14 by 4:30 pm. 

    One of the largest events of the year, the annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) Gala recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate innovation, complexity, achievement and value to the industry! 


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  • ACEC/PAC Sweepstakes


    Tickets for the ACEC/PAC Fall Sweepstakes are still available. Enter now for your chance to win one of 15 cash prizes worth $35,000.

    Winners will be announced at the ACEC/PAC Sweepstakes Breakfast on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

     

     

    ACEC Scholarship Program


    ACEC/RMF will award five (5) General Scholarships in 2017:

    • ACEC Scholar of the Year Scholarship

    • College of Fellows Scholarship

    • a/e ProNet Scholarship

    • Life/Health Trust (LHT) Scholarship

    • Small Firm Council Scholarship

     

    Enter Today!    Learn More Here

     

  • Two Year Procurement Study Revealed

    On June 13, 2016, Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission’s (JLARC) briefed the joint legislative committee on their report on the Development and Management of State Contracts. Below is a summary of the report and briefing. The report put forward 30 recommendations. Follow the link below to read the entire summary.


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    ECVPAC Golf Classic 


    The 2016 Golf Classic raised an estimated $11,000 for the Engineering Companies of Virginia Political Action Committee (ECVPAC) and drew out dozens of participants to the Foundry Golf Club. Thank you to everyone who attended and sponsored the 2016 Golf Classic!

     

     

    Annual Conference 


    Members convened to induct the 2016 – 2017 Board of Directors and celebrate the graduating class of the Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI). Richard Coughlan, of the University of Richmond's Robins School of Business, presented Friday and Saturday on Accountability. 

     

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  • Member News

    Keep up with the latest from ACEC/VA members! Read about who was named President of their firm and who was named ENR's Mid-Atlantic Design Firm of the Year!

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